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Sudan and South Sudan - Security Council Open VTC
28 Apr 2020 -  Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix briefed on the Secretary-General’s most recent report on UNISFA.
The Security Council will discuss the latest report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei (S/2020/308) which covers the period from 16 October 2019 to 15 April 2020.
The report provides updates on, inter alia, the political developments, the security situation, the operating environment, the Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism, intercommunal dynamics, human rights monitoring, mission performance, progress made on the reconfiguration of the mission, and the participation of women in all aspects of operations.
In his report, the Secretary-General is recommending the extension of the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) for a further period of six months, until 15 October. 2020.